Latest secretary-general News

To harness new growth opportunities, Mexico needs to boost productivity, accelerate digitalisation and improve educational outcomes and housing supply
Reforms to boost productivity and private investment would help secure stronger growth, more high-quality jobs and increased living standards in Egypt: OECD
OECD makes historic decision to open accession discussions with Indonesia
Workshop “Anticorruption and Human Rights”
Security Council: Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
UN expert: Israel’s symbolic “ban” must not distract from atrocity crimes in Gaza
Security Council: The situation in Libya
Security Council: The situation in Yemen
FAO proposes five key actions to address climate-conflict nexus at the United Nations Security Council
Security Council: The impact of climate change and food insecurity on international peace and security
Security Council: Threats to international peace & security
Renewed efforts are needed to open markets as barriers to services trade remained high in 2023
OECD, Arab Monetary Fund reinforce cooperation to support regional financial and economic development
Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq
UN expert alarmed by new emerging exploitative practices of online child sexual abuse
Growth continuing at a modest pace through 2025, inflation declining to central bank targets
Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee: We cannot abandon the people of Gaza
Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2723 (2024), Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for One Year
16 Leading Humanitarian and Human Rights Organisations Call to Stop Arms Transfers to Israel, Palestinian Armed Groups
FAO Director-General outlines five pillars for effective impact in Africa at Italy-Africa Summit
16 Leading Humanitarian and Human Rights Organisations Call to Stop Arms Transfers to Israel, Palestinian Armed Groups
Security Council Press Statement on Attack against Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic
Briefing Security Council, Special Representative in Colombia Stresses Importance of Implementing Peace Agreement, Continuing Dialogue with Armed Actors
UN Secretary-General appoints Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda of Zimbabwe as UN Women Deputy Executive Director for Normative Support, United Nations System Coordination and Programme Results
Adopting Resolution 2721 (2023), Security Council Requests Secretary-General Appoint Special Envoy for Afghanistan
Foreign Minister’s first overseas visit to the Pacific
UN General Assembly tenth emergency special session: protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations – explanation of vote
Security Council Press Statement on Violence in South Sudan and Abyei
Security Council: Ukraine 12 December
Human Rights Day: Protect human rights of women and children in areas of conflict
Protect human rights of women and children in areas of conflict
Security Council: UNITAD
Contributions honoured at Gala Dinner
COP28: At climate summit’s first-ever Health Day, FAO highlights interconnected challenges of malnutrition and climate change
COP28 must be a ‘game changer’ for agrifood systems, FAO Director-General urges
COP28: Resilient and healthy mountain systems are key to climate change adaptation and mitigation
UN Women statement on the situation in Israel and Gaza
Australia’s Statement for Re-election to IMO Council
CIFAL Global Network Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Report reveals human cost of climate inaction
In Egypt, UN Women Executive Director reiterates calls for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire and ensuring humanitarian access and assistance for women and…
Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2707 (2023), Security Council Renews Panel of Experts, Sanctions on Yemen
Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2708 (2023), Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei
Public statement by Chair of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict
Message from the UN Secretary-General On the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of UNITAR
Security Council Briefed on Work of 2140 Sanctions Committee concerning Yemen
Security Council Extends UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara by One Year, with Two Members Abstaining on Resolution
Security Council Extends United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Mandate until 31 October 2024, Adopting Resolution 2702 (2023)